Transplant Families Face Financial Difficulty

In crisis, families seeking a transplant face crippling costs not always covered by insurance. While families put jobs on hold, bills for housing, travel and long-term care associated with treatment often devastate finances and exceed insurance caps.

 

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Steep Mortality Rates

One in five children on the transplant list die before receiving an organ. Children waiting for heart transplants face a greater chance of dying on the wait list than all other ages needing transplants.